The King and I Revival

Ages: 12+
Opened: May 23, 1968

The King and I - 1968 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

New York City Center
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues) New York, NY 10019

Based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon

Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic about English widow Anna who comes to teach western ways to the royal family of Siam and in turn learns to love and respect the exuberant king. A fun show for the whole family!

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Royal Dance Before the King
Procession of the White Elephant
Arrival at Bangkok
I Whistle a Happy Tune
My Lord and Master
Hello, Young Lovers [i]
March of the Royal Siamese Children
Children Sing, Priests Chant
A Puzzlement
The Royal Bangkok Academy
Getting to Know You
We Kiss in a Shadow
Shall I Tell You What I Think of You?
Something Wonderful
Prayer to Buddah
Western People Funny
Dance of Anna and Sir Edward
I Have Dreamed
The Small House of Uncle Thomas Ballet
Song of the King

Who Would Refuse?
Now You Leave
Why? Why? Why?
Anna and Son Klin
Hello, Young Lovers [ii]
The King and I has had 26 productions including Broadway which opened in 1951, Broadway which opened in 1951, West End which opened in 1953, Off-Broadway which opened in 1956, Off-Broadway which opened in 1960, Off-Broadway which opened in 1961, Off-Broadway which opened in 1963, Broadway which opened in 1964, Off-Broadway which opened in 1968, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1969, West End which opened in 1973, Broadway which opened in 1977, Broadway which opened in 1977, West End which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 1996, West End which opened in 2000, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2002, US Tour which opened in 2004, St. Louis, MO (Regional) which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2015, US Tour which opened in 2016, West End which opened in 2018 and West End which opened in 2024.



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